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Tag Archives: Consecutive Sentences

Criminal Law: Sentencing-Supervised Release-Consecutive Sentences

Where a defendant challenged a sentence imposed upon the revocation of supervised release, the district court did not abuse its discretion by imposing the sentence to run consecutively to his state court sentences. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Short (MLW ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Career Offender-Consecutive Sentences

Where a defendant who pleaded guilty to drug-conspiracy charges challenged his sentence, the district court properly applied the career-offender guideline, and the decision to impose a consecutive sentence was also proper, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. ...

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Criminal Law: Firearms Offenses-Consecutive Sentences-Undischarged State Court Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to firearms offenses and conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The district court determined that defendant’s federal charges were distinct from Iowa state court charges for which defendant had an undischarged sentence; accordingly, the district court ordered that defendant’s ...

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Criminal Law: Statutory Sodomy-Jury Instructions-Consecutive Sentences

  Where a defendant challenged his convictions for statutory sodomy and child molestation, the trial court did not err in overruling the defendant’s objection to jury instructions on the statutory sodomy counts because any variance in the definition of “deviate ...

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Criminal Law: Robbery- Consecutive Sentences- Criminal History Points

Defendant pleaded guilty to robbery and firearms charges; the district court imposed a sentence consecutive to an undischarged state sentence plaintiff was serving for assault. Defendant challenged the imposition of a consecutive sentence, arguing that it breached his plea agreement ...

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Criminal Law : Sentencing – Juvenile Offender – Consecutive Sentences

State v. Nathan (MLW No. 70762/Case No. SC95473 – 56 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Fischer, C.J.; Wilson, Russell and Powell, JJ., concur; Stith, J., dissents in separate opinion filed; Draper and Breckenridge, JJ., concur in opinion of Stith, J.)

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